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Tuesday, 07 July 2015

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Colt 45's Gold cover gets Spandau Ballet backing

Colt 45 photo It started as a bit of a laugh, a relief from constant gigging, writing and recording, a treat for fans.

Last updated 6 July 2015
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Big shops cream off all the profits

Supermarket price wars are puzzling bare knuckle fights these days. Rarely do they have rhyme or reason. (2 comments)

Last updated 30 June 2015
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Still shaking, rattling, rolling

Well, that was some weekend. Summer made a shy appearance and Cumbria was alive with the sound of music, as though helpfully to seal the deal.

Last updated 16 June 2015
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Pay-n in neck for Prime Minister

In a pretty pickle over their pay, MPs are finding themselves the targets of some widespread unpleasant bitterness. Easy targets they are too. (2 comments)

Last updated 9 June 2015
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Locking-on Heaven’s door

The Rev Keith Teasdale photo One of my personal little pleasures is wandering into churches. Don’t ask me why – I couldn’t begin to explain it.

Last updated 2 June 2015
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Time to test wobbly riders?

The driving test is 80 years old this week – which gives cause to wish many happy returns to reversing round corners. (9 comments)

Last updated 2 June 2015
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Why buying football club will give a billionaire the Blues

A bit late in the day perhaps, but I’m trying to teach myself to be more careful with money.

Last updated 28 May 2015
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Come on Jamie - put your money where your mouth is and tell us

jamiereeddgfdsssdsd Some might call him a tease. Copeland MP Jamie Reed is an able politician, true Labour man, respected constituency member... but is he toying with us? (9 comments)

Last updated 19 May 2015
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It’s the thought that counts...

Gelt Gladiator photo If your idea of extreme sport matches mine – getting up from the sofa to brew a pot of tea – the spectacle that was Gelt Gladiator might well have passed you by.

Last updated 19 May 2015
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Victory for the shy majority

Ballot box photo And there it was, in all its hushed, subdued glory. The biggest surprise of them all... a victory for the bashful. (27 comments)

Last updated 12 May 2015
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We have a duty to put a cross on the ballot paper

Not long now. Nearly there. Soon, serious bidders for the keys to Number 10 will find no more good reasons to look uncomfortable in rolled-up shirt sleeves and hard hats.

Last updated 6 May 2015
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Worst reaction is no reaction at all

nicolasturgeon2fggf Women in politics have a difficult time. We know that because most of them say so.

Last updated 28 April 2015
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Dob Gill Force is with them

mbstarry Back in 2007 United Utilities was trying to branch out. The water company was drumming up business in another area – hiring out its land to film-makers.

Last updated 27 April 2015
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Human tide of despair

ptlibyatragedy It is horrific and desperately sad to see the tide of human despair being rescued from appalling and flimsy boats in the Mediterranean.

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Hair to dye for?

emilyreay76yfgfg Life is full of rules – some necessary, some not; some relevant, some plainly daft. But let’s be honest, without rules we’d be lost.

Last updated 21 April 2015
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Like or lump nuclear dump

It’s all kicking off again. The nuclear repository row, which so enflamed the anger of Cumbrian communities two years ago, is again igniting tempers. (18 comments)

Last updated 15 April 2015
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Man of letters stands by his friends in need

Prince Charles photo Inconsequential bluster and legal toing-and-froing over letters Prince Charles wrote to government departments, expressing personal views on matters he believed important, took on a new complexion lately.

Last updated 7 April 2015
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Pol-dark nights are here again

Poldark photo So, Poldark. Or Pol-dark and handsome (tm) as we are now duty-bound to call the BBC1 Sunday night series.

Last updated 2 April 2015
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What would Clarkson have done?

Paul Laidlaw photo It's a glamorous world, television. Sometimes.

Last updated 30 March 2015
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Laying charges at hospital doors

This is an open letter to Whom It May Concern – which is the name most commonly used when no one has a clue who’s in charge. (8 comments)

Last updated 24 March 2015
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